When I look back at all the crap I learned in high school, it's a wonder I can think at all.
True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.
In the world of entrepreneurs, you don't need a college education. You need a proper education.
High school – those are your prime suffering years. They don’t get better suffering than that.
The morning after my high-school graduation found me up early job hunting. The dream of college I put on the back burner.
When I got out of high school they retired my jersey, but it was for hygiene and sanitary reasons.
In New York now, they have Harvey Milk High School for gay students. They don't have much of a football team, but the half-time show . . .
If you enjoyed high school, you were probably a psychopath or a cheerleader. Or possibly both.
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
It is hard to convince a high-school student that he will encounter a lot of problems more difficult than those of algebra and geometry.
But there are advantages to being elected President. The day after I was elected, I had my high school grades classified Top Secret.
When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.
There's a big world out there. Bigger than prom, bigger than high school, and it won't matter if you were the prom queen or the quarterback of the football team or the biggest nerd. Find out who you are and try not to be afraid of it.
I was attending the University of Alberta. I was going to be a high school teacher, like my parents. I failed - no, I didn't fail a class, I just barely passed. I really didn't try. It was Canadian history, through the plays of the time. My God, those were boring plays.
I dropped out of high school. I really had no interest in doing any school work whatsoever.
Our youth deserve the opportunity to complete their high school and college education, free of early parenthood. Their future children deserve the opportunity to grow up in financially and emotionally stable homes. Our communities benefit from healthy, productive, well-prepared young people.
By the time I entered high school, I had forsaken academics altogether in favor of my burgeoning acting career.
As a kid, I was into music, played guitar in a band. Then I started acting in plays in junior high school and just got lost in the puzzle of acting, the magic of it. I think it was an escape for me.
You know, I remember Career Day in high school. I remember plumbers and lawyers... I don't remember a booth where you could sign up to learn how to shoot chickens out of a cannon at the windshield of an airplane, 'cause there would have been a line at my school to do that!
I needed an outlet in high school and came across painting. I've actually been painting longer than I've been acting. A movie is a collaborative effort, and with painting you just have yourself.
My name is James Edward Franco. Ted is a nickname for Edward. That's what my parents called me. I also got 'Teddy Ruxpin' a lot. It just got to a point where I got sick of it, so when a teacher called out 'James Franco' my junior year of high school, I didn't correct her.
My dad didn't graduate from high school, ended up being a printing salesman, probably never made more than $8,000 a year. My mom sold real estate and did it part time.
My dad never graduated high school. He was a printing salesman. We lived in a two-bedroom, one-bath house in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. We weren't rich - but we felt secure.
My parents didn't make a lot of money. My dad was not a high school graduate - he didn't have a career as such; he was a printing salesman essentially for most of his working life.
I went to the University of San Francisco on an athletic scholarship. I didn't study in high school. I was just there to get by and to play basketball. But a funny thing happened to me when I got to college. I got challenged by the work and the professors.
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